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The Local Government Exchange (LGEX) is a newly formed graduate student organization within the Master of Public Policy Administration (MPPA) program. Our mission to provide local-government-related educational opportunities to graduate students interested in topics or careers related to the public sector and to be a networking conduit between local government professionals, our members, and MPPA alumni.

Organization Structure and Events
The Local Government Exchange is composed of graduate students from UMSL who are interested in local government.  Four officers lead the organization: President, Secretary, Treasurer, and SGA Ambassador.  The LGEX conducts business meetings during happy hours to organize annual events and facilitate the organization's programs.  Our goal is to organize an LGEX Annual Alumni event, Local Government Speaker Series, and Local Government Discussion Panel to provide networking and educational opportunities.

The LGEX participates in the following meetings, events, and programs:

For additional information or to join the LGEX please email